ISBN 9781779314895
Pages 118
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Published 2023
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

a sky is falling


by Nica Cornell

‘There are countless poets of the body, but in Cornell’s hands women’s bodies bleed, and leak and ache, they become sites of explicit corporeal information so that we cannot ignore them. They are “never small, never light, always all” – brought to the forefront, not as palatable or acceptable, but as an act of confrontation and resistance.’ - Sarah Lubala, award-winning poet

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About the Author

Nica Cornell

Nica Cornell is a South African writer with a Masters in African Studies from the University of Oxford. She began her career, aged 14, as a weekly newspaper columnist for the South African Times. This is her first book of poetry.